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Commuter Student Resources

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Alternative Transportation

Click here to visit Augsburg’s Transportation Page learn about alternative forms of transportation to get to campus, including mass transit, biking, and more. Please note:

  • A free universal bus pass is available to all Day students. This covers unlimited rides on all buses, light rail, and the Northstar Commuter Rail from August 15-June 1.
  • Subsidized bus passes are available for Adult Undergraduate and Graduate students to purchase in the Bookstore (Oren Gateway Center).


There are a very limited number of spots available on campus to park.  Click here to learn about purchasing a parking pass for campus.


Commuter Meal Plans

Meals plan are available for commuter students. Click here to explore options.

On-Campus Dining Options

Dining services options are located in four different areas across campus:

  • Dining Commons – 2nd Floor of Christensen Center (see menu)
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels – Main Level of Christensen Center (see menu)
  • Kafe Kafeega – 2nd Floor of Hagfors Center
  • Nabo Cafe – Main Level of Oren Gateway Center (see menu)

There are also microwaves available at Einstein’s and Nabo for individuals to heat up meals.

Off-Campus Dining Options

Lounges & Study Spaces

Augsburg offers a number of study and lounging spaces across campus, including:

  • Einstein’s / Fishbowl – Main Level of Christensen Center
  • Hagfors Center – Various Locations
  • Kennedy Center – 3rd Floor
  • Lindell Library
  • Murphy Square
  • Oren Gateway Center – Main Floor
  • Student Lounge – Main Level of Christensen Center
  • Sverdrup Hall – Main Level
  • Urness-Mortensen Lobby – Main Level


Lockers are available to reserve (free of charge) for commuter students during the academic year or summer months. These lockers are available in the basement of Anderson Residence Hall and on the ground floor of Science Building.

Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Augsburg offers gender-neutral restrooms in most buildings. A full listing can be found here.

Computer Labs & Printers

Public Labs

Computer labs and stations, including printers, are open to the Augsburg community in the following locations:

  • Christensen Center
    • Auggie’s Nest – Lower Level
    • Einstein’s/Fishbowl – Main Level
  • Lindell Library
    • Gage Center – 2nd Floor
    • Main Lobby – 1st Floor
  • Urness Computer Lab (24 hours/day) – Main Level of Urness Hall

Copy Center

Students can purchase printed copies of materials from the Copy Center, located on the Lower Level of Christensen Center.

Building Access

All commuter students have the ability to obtain a fob from the Department of Public Safety. Click here to request fob access to buildings.

Fobs will give students access to most buildings on campus, including Christensen Center, Lindell Library (see hours), and Athletic Facilities (see hours).

Campus Involvement

Click here for a list of student organizations on campus and to learn how to get more involved with each one.

Child Care

A map of nearby child care facilities can be found below:

Off-Campus Living

Augsburg does provide on-campus housing for undergraduate students. For AU, graduate, and undergraduate students who need to commute, resources for finding off-campus living include:

Click here for more information on renter’s insurance.